Result of my eggtopsy

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by slickchik, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. slickchik

    slickchik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set 12 shipped jersey giant eggs. 7 chicks hatched. I opened the remaining 5 after day 24.... 3 quit early on. 2 were full sized chicks but the yolk sack had not been absorbed.

    Is there something I can do to improve my hatches?

    I guess my real question is.... did I do something wrong to have 2 full-sized chicks with yolks not absorbed? Or is this just nature and how it works...

    I am wondering what plays a roll in the chick not absorbing the yolk.

    Thanks!
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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